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T.Dot_E30
03-28-2010, 11:51 AM
Got the new wheels mounted.

They are 18x9s et35 CSL Reps all around.
Common I know, but i had to have a set least for a little while.
Plus i haven't seen anyone do 9s all around.


Took her for a small shoot, didn't have much time to find any scenic backdrop or do anything creative, plus all the grass is light brown and muddy, so these will have to do until everything starts to blossom.

Clear tails are coming just haven't put them on yet.

http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/6716/artikspring11.jpg
http://img51.imageshack.us/img51/5886/artikspring8.jpg
http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/6555/artikspring12.jpg
http://img52.imageshack.us/img52/5391/artikspring1.jpg
http://img338.imageshack.us/img338/7738/artikspring2.jpg
http://img716.imageshack.us/img716/3230/artikspring3.jpg
http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/5060/artikspring5.jpg
http://img717.imageshack.us/img717/9079/artikspring6.jpg
http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/3821/artikspring10r.jpg

blk3
03-28-2010, 12:47 PM
nice wheels man. not too crazy for the tire stretch but otherwise very nice

dbworld4k
03-28-2010, 03:04 PM
So sick! Now drop that thing like an ugly adopted kid by his foster parents!!!!

Quack
03-28-2010, 03:26 PM
looking good Trev*th-up*

koncise
03-28-2010, 07:49 PM
very nice

craz azn
03-28-2010, 10:12 PM
Looks sick bro, LOL but I think Anuk summed it up best though, needs a drop asap :)

blk325i
03-29-2010, 01:35 AM
nice car, can't go wrong with csl's

Gamite
03-29-2010, 02:50 AM
so sick! Now drop that thing like an ugly adopted kid by his foster parents!!!!

+1.

JunzieB
03-29-2010, 10:00 AM
So sick! Now drop that thing like an ugly adopted kid by his foster parents!!!!

So wrong, but so true. :D

T.Dot_E30
03-29-2010, 07:18 PM
There is bearly any wheel gap!!, I consider that really good for stock height. I'm actaully quite happy with it.
The car is pretty low as it is, I don't really think I'll be lowering it until I have to replace shocks/stuts if they get blown, but right now it handles great and rides decent.

But I have been pricing out coil-overs so who knows, I just don't think it's needed as bad as you guys make it out to be! Now an e30 at stock height now that's bad, you can fit your head in the wheel gap.

Suck it! It's staying like that for now.

dbworld4k
03-29-2010, 09:35 PM
:( ... So I guess you'd make a good foster parent...

Bullet Ride
03-29-2010, 09:55 PM
...stock height...

Here's your problem. Throw on a set of lowering springs if you don't want to spend the cheeze on coilovers.

Otherwise it looks good *th-up*

T.Dot_E30
03-29-2010, 11:21 PM
Here's your problem. Throw on a set of lowering springs if you don't want to spend the cheeze on coilovers.

Otherwise it looks good *th-up*

What I'm trying to say is that the stock height doesn't bother me at all.
I'm thinking of throwing a set of konis on n keep the stock springs. I don't want to slam it just for looks and have it ride rough.

If there were a set of coilovers that rode like stock, then I'd gladly spend the money, but koni stopped making coilovers. I preferred the koni's over the PSSs /bilstien I've driven.

Bullet Ride
03-29-2010, 11:32 PM
Talk to doogee. He just dropped some coin on a coilover set-up.

BMW BMXer
03-30-2010, 08:35 AM
Remove front spring pads like Jay?

T.Dot_E30
03-30-2010, 08:49 AM
Talk to doogee. He just dropped some coin on a coilover set-up.

His setup is the exact opposite of what I want. His spring rates are high and geared towards track use. I expect his ride to be very firm and not very compliant for a DD.

pawcio
03-30-2010, 09:26 AM
looks great. i really like the first 2 pics. the only thing i'd still change in the amber taillights.

T.Dot_E30
03-30-2010, 11:24 AM
Remove front spring pads like Jay?

Spring pads are removed, but because his is a 95 it still sits slightly lower.

looks great. i really like the first 2 pics. the only thing i'd still change in the amber taillights.

Thanks, I know I need to get on that and change them to the red/clears i've had since i bought the car. Now that spring is here, hopefully ill get around to it.

T.Dot_E30
04-16-2010, 06:17 PM
Look what showed up today...... I caved in, deal was too tempting.
I was planning to go with Koni's and stock springs, but the konis are on backorder everywhere.

http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/8841/fksm.jpg

bmwm5lover
04-16-2010, 08:03 PM
Looking good. Keep it up.

mkgino
04-16-2010, 08:06 PM
Look what showed up today...... I caved in, deal was too tempting.
I was planning to go with Koni's and stock springs, but the konis are on backorder everywhere.

http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/8841/fksm.jpg


How much u spend?

Young Gun
04-16-2010, 09:58 PM
How much u spend?

Peer pressure at it's finest! :D

T.Dot_E30
04-18-2010, 07:15 PM
Paid under a grand...

I have to wait till next weekend to install these. :mad:

http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/7015/fkcoils.jpg